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Fire damages rural Olivia home
Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
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Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
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Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
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Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
June 12, 2016
VFW Baseball: Marshall’s five-run third too much for Willmar to overcome
A five-run third inning helped Marshall defeat the Willmar VFW 7-4 on Saturday
June 12, 2016 - 11:58pm
June 10, 2016
Area Baseball: Rockets hang on to defeat NL-Spicer
Raymond scored three runs in the top of the ninth to take what appeared to be a comfortable lead, but the Rockets had to stave off a last-ditch New London-Spicer rally to win 8-6 in a non-league game on Friday at Green Lake Diamond
June 10, 2016 - 11:46pm
VIDEO: Santa Claus and VFW elves visit pre-schoolers
Sant Claus surprised pre-schoolers Thursday at Jefferson Learning Center and Cardinal Place at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. His annual...
December 10, 2015 - 12:19pm
November 23, 2015
Video: VFW Post 1639 Willmar assembles Thanksgiving Day Meals for Area Veterans
All the fixings for both breakfast and a turkey dinner were placed in boxes on Saturday for distribution to Kandiyohi County area veterans and...
November 23, 2015 - 7:24am
July 26, 2015
VFW Baseball: Season comes to an end for Willmar
WILLMAR — The Alexandria 16s scored on an error in the eighth inning and held Willmar to four hits to post a 5-4 win in the loser’s bracket final on Sunday evening in the District 5 VFW Baseball Tournament. Only Noah Streed and Tyler Johnson had hits for Willmar as both singled...
July 26, 2015 - 10:49pm
July 15, 2015
VFW Baseball: Fergus Falls overwhelms Willmar
WEDNESDAY RESULT Fergus Falls 24, Willmar 0 Wednesday was obviously not the Willmar VFW’s day, as Post 1639 fell to Fergus Falls 24-0 at Swansson Orange. Tyler Johnson had two hits, including a double, but Willmar managed just three hits off Fergus Falls pitchers Peter...
July 15, 2015 - 11:17pm
July 13, 2015
VFW Baseball: Elseth, Willmar too much for Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — Tyler Johnson was 3-for-4, Jon Broman had three RBIs and Brandon Elseth tossed a complete game to help Willmar VFW Post 1639 topple Litchfield 8-1 on Monday. Willmar led the entire game and took an 8-0 lead after scoring twice in the fifth and five times in the sixth...
July 13, 2015 - 11:33pm
July 12, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar wins Starbuck tourney
GLENWOOD — The Willmar Post 1639 won three games and the championship at the Starbuck VFW Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. Willmar defeated Sauk Centre 9-3 in Sunday’s championship game. Post 1639 downed Albany 11-6 on Saturday, and took out Paynesville 9-2 in the tournament...
July 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
July 10, 2015
VFW Baseball: Starbuck too much for Willmar
WILLMAR — Starbuck struck early and late en route to drubbing Willmar 9-2 on Friday at Swansson Field. Starbuck collected just three more...
July 10, 2015 - 11:49pm
June 30, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar drubs Montevideo
WILLMAR — Grant Bangen tossed a one-hitter with six strikeouts and was one of six Willmar players to get two hits at the plate as Post 1639...
June 30, 2015 - 11:33pm
June 28, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar wins 3 of 4 over weekend
WILLMAR — Ronny Mehr scored three runs as Annandale came back from an early deficit to defeat Willmar 8-7 in the second game of a doubleheader on Sunday. Blake VanDeEinde was 3-for-3 and Noah Streed recorded two RBIs for Post 1639. A Willmar error allowed Ronny Mehr to reach...
June 28, 2015 - 11:55pm
June 26, 2015
VFW Baseball: Johnson’s arm, bat ignite Willmar’s rout of Madison
MADISON — Tyler Johnson threw four scoreless innings and was 3-for-4 at the plate to help Willmar shut out Madison 13-0 Friday in five innings. Willmar scored in every inning, including five in the first to take control early. Post 1639 collected nine hits off two Madison pitchers...
June 26, 2015 - 11:42pm
June 22, 2015
VFW Baseball: Broman single in 9th gives Willmar walk-off win
WILLMAR — After losing twice to New Ulm in a doubleheader last Thursday, Willmar got some revenge on Monday as Jon Broman’s one-out single in the ninth inning gave Post 1639 a 6-5 win at Bill Taunton Stadium. Willmar started strong by producing four runs in the first inning...
June 22, 2015 - 11:36pm
June 17, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar downs Morris
Despite the rain, Grant Bangen pitched a complete game striking out five as the Willmar VFW team defeated Morris 4-1 on Tuesday at Swansson Field
June 17, 2015 - 5:01am
June 9, 2015
VFW Baseball: Willmar capitalizes on two late errors to edge Alex
WILLMAR — Jon Broman reached on error in the seventh inning, stole second and scored the winning run on another error as Willmar Post 1939 defeated the Alex 15s 10-9 on Tuesday at Swansson Fields. Alex scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game before Broman...
June 9, 2015 - 11:40pm